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schizogenetic

[ skiz-oh-juh-net-ik, skit-soh- ]
/ ˌskɪz oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk, ˌskɪt soʊ- /
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adjective Biology.

reproducing or formed by fission.

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Also schiz·o·gen·ic [skiz-uh-jen-ik, skit-suh-], /ˌskɪz əˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌskɪt sə-/, schizogenous.

Origin of schizogenetic

First recorded in 1880–85; schizo- + genetic

OTHER WORDS FROM schizogenetic

schiz·o·ge·net·i·cal·ly, adverb
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